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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [27 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 27 October, 2017.


Fri, 27 Oct 2017
BY BAYO AMODU, AbujaThe federal government disclosed yesterday that it has recovered the sum of $85million from the United Kingdom as part of the stolen funds from the Malabu Oil deal.The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, gave the hint during a consultative meeting on assets recovery in Abuja.Malami, however, decried the non-compliant attitude of some countries that are still holding on to stolen assets.I am also pleased to announce that Nigeria has 

Fri, 27 Oct 2017
By Ejike Ejike, AbujaThe police yesterday denied reports of the Inspector General of Police buying two Jeeps for President Buharis wife, Aisha Buhari as alleged by Senator Isa Hamma Misau.The police also denied report that IGP Ibrahim Idris manipulated his retirement age, thereby adding 12 days extra to his original age.Addressing the media yesterday, Force PRO, CSP Jimoh Moshood said the Nigeria Police Force categorically wishes to state that all the allegations made by Misau against the Inspec 

Fri, 27 Oct 2017
Considering the obstacles- cultural, social, religious and institutional- stacked against the Nigerian girl child, a non governmental organization, Child Love and Protection Advocacy Initiative(CLAPAI), has celebrated the girl child during the World girl child celebration recently.To mark the occasion, which is held every October 11, CLAPAI organized a programme dubbed Project Pad a Girl for Free. Mrs Kyenpiya Nyaban, founder and chief executive officer of the orphanage home, based in Jos, Plate 

Fri, 27 Oct 2017
I know the United Nations Organization (UN) as a serious-minded umbrella body and assemblage of nations of the world in the pursuit of common good for humanity across the globe. It has been visible, especially in times of armed conflicts of global dimension affecting member-states. And anywhere the UN berths its shadows, it is accorded veneration and its standpoint held sacrosanct.But I was bewildered when a report credited to an arm of the UN with the caption, UN counters Nigerian govt, says th 

Fri, 27 Oct 2017
The Kaduna State Wing of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) on Thursday said they would shut down all public schools if any of its members is sacked by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the teachers union was reacting to the governors statement two weeks ago, in which he announced plans to sack 21,780 primary school teachers who allegedly failed a competency test and replace them with25,000 new ones.Audu Amba, NUT Chairman in the state said at a press conferenc 

Fri, 27 Oct 2017
Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna on Thursday received N10 million gift from its sponsors, the Niger State Government, for coming second in the maiden AITEO Cup competition.The state Governor, Abubakar Bello, who made the announcement when he hosted the club at the Government House, said the team had done well in spite of the 3-2 penalties loss toAkwa United of Uyo on Oct. 15 in Lagos.In every game, there is always a winner and a loser, to us here, you are the winners and you should know that you have 

Fri, 27 Oct 2017
The Nasarawa State Government has sacked the rector, registrar and bursar of the state polytechnic, Lafia with immediate effect.A statement by Malam Mohammed Abdullahi, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), issued to newsmen in Lafia on Thursday, also said the government would investigate activities at the institution since 2014.The government directed the Rector, Silas Gray, Registrar, Labani Joseph and Bursar, Abdullahi Akya, to proceed on compulsory leave.The government has taken the decis 

Fri, 27 Oct 2017
The Flag Officer Commanding,(FOC), Central Naval Command, (CNC), Rear Adm. Bello Al-hassan, said the command would soon commence riverine and sea exercises, code named Octopusgrip, in Bayelsa and Delta.Al-hassan, who said this on Thursday while addressing a news conference in Yenagoa,said that the exercise was expected to last from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1.The FOCsaid the command was tasked with the responsibility of security of the waterways by providing adequate security within the commands area of r 

Fri, 27 Oct 2017
By Juliana Agbo, AbujaThe Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev Uja Tor Uja has called on Nigerians irrespective of religious differences to cooperate and work towards the progress of Nigeria. Adding that Christians and Muslims are not in competition, but rather in cooperation.Rev. Uja made this remark in Abuja while playing host to the Chairman of the National Hajj Commission (NAHCOM), Alhaji Mukhtar Abdullahi.According to him, Nigeria is bigger than our lo 

Fri, 27 Oct 2017
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recorded more than 90 per cent decrease in polio outbreak in Africa in 2012, an official, Mr Basi Wadzin, has said.Wadzin is the State Coordinator of WHO in Plateau.He stated this at the administration of polio vaccines to children at the Primary Health Care Centre in Jos North Local Government Area organised by Rotary Club, District 9125.The official said globally between 1,000 and 350,000 cases of polio outbreaks were recorded annually in the 80s and tha 
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